Wilderness Survival Part 2

I have made fire! – Tom Hanks, Castaway   As I mentioned in the previous post, at the beginning of August, I attended the California Survival School Core Skills class.  What a fantastic day!  We started with creating shelter and finding/sanitizing water, then we moved on to finding simple foods (small game hunting is a…

Unseen Resident Part 5

This is part 5 of the series of true blogs about the hauntings in my house.  If you’re just starting to read these or if it’s been a while since you checked in, I’d recommend reading the previous entries: Unseen Resident Unseen Resident Part 2 Unseen Resident Part 3 Unseen Resident Part 4  After I…

An Unseen Resident – Part 4: Attack

Have you read the previous parts of this blog?  Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. Picking up on the narrative from Part 3… During our sister Judy’s visit with us, one particular entity seemed to take a liking to her – or at least found amusement in playing games with her.  There is no window…

Book Review: Michelle Gagnon’s Don’t Turn Around

Michelle Gagnon’s Don’t Turn Around Noa, a victim of the broken foster care system, has ingeniously broken free from “the system” through her computer hacking abilities and has set up a nice life for herself…until she wakes up in a warehouse, wearing only a hospital gown and an IV. Using her street smarts and a…

Death Row Inmate Stanworth

Dennis Stanworth has been called an evil man. In 1965 and 1966, he committed some atrocious crimes in California and was sentenced to death. • August 12, 1965. Approximately 5:30 pm. o Richmond, CA, outside a shopping center (Contra Costa County). o 20 year old nursing student. o Forced his way into her vehicle, threatened…